IBM, Groupon Gear Up For 10-Day Patent Battle In Del.

Law360 (July 6, 2018, 8:19 PM EDT) -- IBM Corp. and Groupon Inc. are slated to kick off a 10-day federal trial in Delaware on July 16 over alleged infringement of Big Blue's patents that date to the early days of personal computing, with royalties on billions of dollars in the latter company's revenues potentially at stake.

The trial, in the making since International Business Machines Corp. lodged its original complaint in March 2016, revolves around dozens of method claims in U.S. patents 5,796,967, 7,072,849, 5,961,601 and 7,631,346. The patents figure in application and advertisement presentations in interactive services, as well as system storage of customer shopping choices prior to...

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